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OSU Varieties

Variety

or germplasm 

Release status

Seed source

Spike type

Growth habit

Hull type

Awn type

Principal end use(s)

Order indicates priority

Comments

Data links

Alba

Public variety

OSU Barley Project

Washington State Crop Improvement Association

Salt Springs Seeds

Hunton Farm

6 row

winter

hulled

awned

Feed, malt, food 

Resistant to stripe rust and scald. Plump seed and high test weight. Very well adapted to high rainfall areas of the Pacific Northwest. Successfully malted  by Skagit Malting and brewed at leading Seattle breweries. Successful organic feed production by Hummingbird Wholesale.

 

Variety release

Journal of Plant Registrations 

 

BSR-27 Germplasm
OSU Barley Project
6-row spring hulled hooded forage Disease resistant forage type.
Germplasm release in preparation; 5 gram seed samples available
Buck™ Public variety

OSU Barley Project

6-row winter naked awned Food, malt, feed A pure line successor to #STRKR, with better threshability.

Variety release

Malt data

Naked Barley Doubled Haploid Composite
aka OreGoDiva909 (OG909)

 

Germplasm
OSU Barley Project 2 and 6 winter, facultative, adn spring naked awned, and hooded Food If you are interested in food barley, simplified plant breeding, and doubled haploid research/variety development opportunities this could be the resource for you. 909 doubled haploids blended!

Prospectus/order form

Draft registration form with details and pedigrees

Germplasm release in preparation

Full Pint

Public germplasm and variety

OSU Barley Project

Hunton Farm

Territorial Seeds

Washington State Crop Improvement Association

 

2 row

spring

hulled

awned

Malt, feed, food

First released as germplasm BCD47, PI 659444. Released as the variety Full Pint - short as a half pint, but who want a half pint when you can have a full pint?   A barley that may contribute to beer flavor. Resistant to stripe rust and leaf rust. Semi-dwarf, lodging resistant. Suitable for irrigated/ high rainfall areas. Malts, beers, and whiskeys available from quality purveyors.

Open Seed Source Initiative

Variety release 

Journal of Plant Registrations 

 

Vibrant Hooded Germplasms Germplasm OSU Barley Project 6 winter and facultative hulled hooded forage 18 doubled haploid hooded lines derived from the cross of Alba/Verdant and Kurtford/Verdant Germplasm release  in preparation; 5 gram seed samples available 

Maja

Licensed to Agrisource

Agrisource, Burley, ID

Ohio Seed Improvement Association  

6 row

facultative

hulled

awned

Malt, feed, food

High yielding and ideally suited for irrigated conditions in the intermountain west, but there are favorable reports from Ohio.  Resistant to stripe rust; needs fungicide protection from scald in high rainfall areas. A facultative variety with excellent winterhardiness: plant fall or spring. Was approved for AMBA Plant Scale but never commercialized.  

Variety release

 

#STRKR

 Germplasm

OSU Barley Project

 

6 row

winter

hull-less

awned

Food, feed, malt 

Multi-colored blend of three pure lines. Excellent for whole grain berries, as coarse milled couscous style, and flour. Grain, flour and flakes available from Hummingbird Wholesale - marketed as "Streaker".

 

Journal of Plant Registrations

 

Verdant

Licensed to Tri-State Seeds

Tri-State Seeds

Territorial Seeds

6 row

winter

hulled

hooded

forage

THE winter forage barley. Farmers "wearing out the gavel roads driving by to see it". Resistant to stripe rust and scald. Successful in Washington, Oklahoma, Texas, and now Morocco.

 

Variety release 

Press release

Western Farmer Stockman

 

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